Here are the Blogs in the Williamson County News & Benefits
Saturday, 8 October 2016
I love the way fall swoops in and helps us forget the oppressive heat of summer. The cooler breezes carry with them the sights, sounds, and smells of one of the best times of year to get outside and enjoy all that nature has to offer. Here are just a few favorite things to do around Middle Tennessee, ...Read More...
Posted on 10/08/2016 9:46 AM by Jarod
Thursday, 4 August 2016
For the 12th consecutive year, the Williamson County Fair is back and better than ever! This year's theme is "Barnyard Mardi Gras." After winning the "State Premier Fair" in the AAA Division for 2014, this past year the Williamson County Fair won the first-place award for promotional merchandise and ...Read More...
Posted on 08/04/2016 10:53 PM by Jarod
Tuesday, 12 April 2016
I just finished reading the 2016 Williamson County Trends Report and I couldn't wait to share it with you! The report, created by the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce, highlights our changing demographics, business climate, top performing public school systems, transportation, health, housing, ...Read More...
Posted on 04/12/2016 12:12 PM by Kari Slusser
Thursday, 24 March 2016
As promised in my previous post, I've complied a list of events that are more friendly for adults-or the whole family! Get out there and enjoy Spring 2016!
The Square in Downtown Franklin
April 9th @ 7:30 a.m.
Come out and run or walk for a good cause!
Main ...Read More...
Posted on 03/24/2016 3:41 PM by Jarod
Tuesday, 9 February 2016
What does $3 billion worth of construction look like in the fastest growing county in Tennessee? Well, for starters there will be a lot more office space for the burgeoning white-collar jobs that are taking up space as more and more companies relocate their headquarters in Williamson County. And all ...Read More...
Posted on 02/09/2016 11:13 PM by Jarod
Wednesday, 13 January 2016
If you were to write a list of requirements for your next home, would "good school district" make your list? If it does, you're not alone. According to the National Association of Realtors in a 2014 profile survey, 29% of home buyers had that as a high determining factor on their list when buying a ...Read More...
Posted on 01/13/2016 4:29 PM by Jarod
Wednesday, 9 December 2015
There's nothing like the comments section of a Facebook post or Internet news story to stir up a nice debate. A recent post on Dave Ramsey's Facebook page led to a long thread of differing opinions. The local financial guru had this posted above an article about real estate: "Did you know that homes ...Read More...
Posted on 12/09/2015 11:36 PM by Jarod
Monday, 30 November 2015
Franklin Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec. 5 th, 2 p.m.
Come out to line the streets around downtown Franklin for the Christmas parade. Bring your own chair and your own bucket for collecting candy. Santa will read a story at the Visitors Center before the parade starts. For more information about the ...Read More...
Posted on 11/30/2015 11:49 PM by Jarod
Friday, 23 October 2015
Bring the whole family out tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 24th, to experience one of the biggest fall parties around at Franklin's 32nd Annual Pumpkinfest. The festivities take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. all around Franklin's picturesque square.
There will be stages with live music and dance performances, ...Read More...
Posted on 10/23/2015 5:19 PM by Jarod
Saturday, 5 September 2015
The weather teased us for just a minute last week when cooler weather blew in and then blew right back out. I'm holding out hope that the fabulous fall weather will be back soon so we can all get out and enjoy all that Tennessee has to offer this season. Here are just a few of the region's favorite ...Read More...
Posted on 09/05/2015 5:14 PM by Jarod
Thursday, 6 August 2015
Find Out All That the 2015 Williamson County Fair Has to Offer This Weekend!
For the 11th consecutive year, the Williamson County Fair is back and better than ever! This year's theme is "WILD About the Williamson County Fair." Last year, more than 240,000 people attended the fair. After winning the ...Read More...
Posted on 08/06/2015 11:12 AM by Jarod
Thursday, 30 July 2015
If you have recently found yourself in the position of moving to the Nashville, Tennessee, area, you are in good company. Recent estimates are that somewhere around 1,000 people are moving to Nashville and its surrounding suburbs every week! People might initially be drawn to the incredibly strong job ...Read More...
Posted on 07/30/2015 11:50 PM by Jarod
Friday, 17 April 2015
Looking for a great start to your Saturday? Bring your friends and family out to indulge on some delicious pancakes while you support a very worthy cause, and I'm sure everyone will be thanking you!
This annual event sponsored by The Rotary Club of Brentwood dates back to 1979, and each year the ...Read More...
Posted on 04/17/2015 3:36 PM by Jarod
Saturday, 21 March 2015
You can always tell when there's a change in the air in Williamson County, Tennessee, because people come out of the woodwork to be outdoors. We are fortunate to have such an extensive park system to explore, but spring is also a great time for fun events for young, old, and everyone in between.
ACTIVITIES ...Read More...
Posted on 03/21/2015 11:44 PM by Jarod
Monday, 8 December 2014
You don't have to travel far to find some festive activities this holiday season, because Williamson County has a lot to offer in Middle Tennessee!
Saturday, Dec. 13thâ€¨
Each year on the second Saturday of December, Brentwood neighborhoods "light up" for a special night ...Read More...
Posted on 12/08/2014 5:11 PM by Jarod
Friday, 7 November 2014
Sure. There are plenty of retailers that offer shopping from the convenience of your laptop, but the Cool Springs Mall is enticing shoppers this holiday season with events and new attractions that are sure to make your holiday season more festive and fun. With only seven more weekends to get in your ...Read More...
Posted on 11/07/2014 3:39 PM by Jarod
Thursday, 4 September 2014
Although some of you hate to see the warm (hot) days of summer start to fade this time of year, fall is a great time to be outdoors enjoying everything Tennessee has to offer. The leaves start to change, the air becomes crisp, and the pace in Brentwood, Tenn., starts to pick up as people take advantage ...Read More...
Posted on 09/04/2014 11:56 PM by Jarod
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Last week I posted a blog about how to narrow your focus as you seek the best neighborhood for you and your family. Among the suggestions offered was to research the zoned schools for the neighborhoods you are considering.
Many young people who do not yet have children and older adults who have ...Read More...
Posted on 08/26/2014 11:22 PM by Jarod
Friday, 8 August 2014
A significant piece of Brentwood, Tennessee's history has gotten a million-dollar facelift. Thanks to the city's efforts to restore this gorgeous property, it will be made available for residents to enjoy in the future.
Ravenswood mansion was built by James Hazard Wilson II for his ...Read More...
Posted on 08/08/2014 4:12 PM by Jarod
Friday, 25 July 2014
Find Out All That the 2014 Williamson County Fair Has to Offer
For the 10th consecutive year, the Williamson County Fair is back and better than ever! This year's theme is "Constructing Good Times: 10 Years of Fun!" Last year, more than 240,000 people attended the fair. After winning the "Most Improved ...Read More...
Posted on 07/25/2014 6:01 PM by Jarod